Duane Monteith, MD| Interventional Pulmonology, Thoracic Surgery | MedStar Health

Duane Monteith, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (146 reviews)

Specialties: Interventional Pulmonology, Thoracic Surgery

Languages: English

About me

Areas of clinical interest or expertise

  • Duane R. Monteith, MD, FACS, Regional Chief of Thoracic Surgery, cares for patients at the Angelos Center for Lung Diseases at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.
  • While he treats a wide range of pulmonary illnesses and related conditions, he is particularly interested in thoracic cancers.
  • Board certified in thoracic as well as cardiac surgery, Dr. Monteith specializes in the treatment of conditions that include lung cancer, esophageal diseases, both benign and malignant, and mediastinal tumors. 
  • He has extensive experience performing minimally invasive procedures including robotic thoracic surgery and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).

Certifications and associations
Dr. Monteith is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Robotic Surgery, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, to name a few. During his career, he has made numerous presentations to a diverse range of audiences, many focusing on lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, and has been recognized with several awards for his efforts.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Thymus Cancer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achalasia
  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Tumor
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Hamartoma Of Lung
  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Main Bronchus
  • Mediastinal Mass
  • Mediastinum Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Sequestrum Of Lung
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Malignancy
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • Biopsy Chest Wall
  • Biopsy Diaphragm
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Bronchial Fistula Repair
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Decortication Of Lung
  • Esophageal Diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal Myotomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Exploratory Thoracotomy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Lung Resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Mycetoma Resection
  • Open Biopsy Of Lesions Of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy Of Lung
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter Insertion
  • Plication Of Emphysematous Bleb
  • Plication Of The Diaphragm
  • Repair Of Diaphragm
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymus Surgery
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheostomy
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
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Practice locations

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 110
Bel Air, MD, 21015


Fax 443-777-6249

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Fax 443-777-6249


MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Student Resources
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Open POS II
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Open EPO Plus
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Open HMO
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Tricare Prime
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • First Health PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Network OA
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Medicare Fee for Service



Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Fellowship Program: New York University Langone Medical Center (2011)

Residency Program: SUNY Downstate Medical Center (2007)

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine (2002)

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  • Feb 27, 2024


  • Jan 18, 2024

    Always compassionate. Listens to questions and answers them.

  • Dec 21, 2023